In an event that saw high winds and heavy rain, the Australian Champion wasted no time in securing Pole Position and setting a new Lap Record at “The Levels” Track, Timaru.
Luke then took 3 wins from 3 starts of the Championship races at the Timaru Circuit on the South Island of New Zealand.
At the end of the day Luke competed in a Memorial Race ( top 8 riders in 250cc were selected to compete ) consisting of 3 races over 3 laps each, which Luke also won 3 out of 3 and claimed the 1st place trophy as well.
The 3rd Round of the Championship will see Luke travel to Teretonga, Invercargill - this coming weekend for the last round of the Championship on the South Island.
Luke will go into this next round with a healthy points lead in the Championship.
Luke Burgess with New Zealand's Motorcyling Commissioner, Graeme Billingham.